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WordGirl 

Satirical yet educational animated series about a young girl who is secretly the superhero Wordgirl, armed with superhuman strength, abilities, and a skilled vocabulary.
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Series cast summary:
Dannah Feinglass Phirman ...  WordGirl / ... 110 episodes, 2007-2015
Ryan Raddatz ...  Mr. Botsford / ... 88 episodes, 2007-2015
Chris Parnell ...  The Narrator / ... 87 episodes, 2007-2014
Maria Bamford ...  Mrs. Botsford / ... 87 episodes, 2007-2015
Tom Kenny ...  Dr. Two Brains / ... 71 episodes, 2007-2015
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Becky Botsford is an average fifth-grader who, when duty calls, is transformed into WordGirl. WordGirl flies to the rescue when there is trouble in The City, and this super heroine uses vocabulary to defeat outlaws. With the help of her monkey sidekick, Captain Huggy Face, WordGirl spends each episode defeating a quirky cast of misfit bad guys. Written by Jwelch5742

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Word Up!


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USA

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English

Release Date:

3 September 2007 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Many of the following villains have a certain weapon that are related to their identities:
  • Dr. Two-Brains uses a wide array of ray guns, of which are often cheese based and mouse based.
  • Granny May's main arsenal includes two knitting needles that shoot yarn, smelly perfume and blindingly bright purse mints.
  • Mr. Big wields mind control through his products.
  • The Butcher can summon different types of meat and also shoot it through the palms of his hands, plus he has a giant pork chop that he wears and wields like a battle axe.
  • Chuck the Evil Sandwich-Making Guy's primary weapon consists of a modified ray gun which sprays an array of sandwich condiments that include ketchup, mustard, pickle relish, mayonnaise, olive oil, ranch dressing, honey butter, horse radish, etc.
  • The Whammer creates shock waves that can blast anyone back by pounding his fists together.
  • Nocan the Contrarian wields a long sword.
  • Victoria Best uses a recorder to mesmerize people.
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Quotes

[repeated line]
Becky Botsford: Word Up!
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Primetime comedy should be this good.
9 November 2011 | by murray_mgSee all my reviews

I love any children's show that has a good point but doesn't get preachy. WordGirl is really funny on so many levels, not only teaching vocabulary but also satire, hyperbole, and irony. The silliness is on par with the best old school VeggieTales. The supervillains are hysterical, with equally great villain names, like "Chuck the Evil Sandwich Making Guy" and "Lady Redundant Woman". My son has learned several good vocabulary lessons above his grade level just by watching this treat, and I love watching it with him just because it's so funny. If the "grown-ups" that run Hollywood paid attention to PBS Kids, a lot of primetime comedy shows would be much more intelligent and entertaining


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